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Yoshihide Suga

Yoshihide Suga

Prime Minister

Hiroshi Kajiyama

Hiroshi Kajiyama

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

Takuya Hirai

Takuya Hirai

Minister for Digital Transformation
Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy

Ryota Takeda

Ryota Takeda

Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications

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Mary Ng

Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

Makoto Gonokami

Makoto Gonokami

President of the University of Tokyo

Raquel Urtasun

Raquel Urtasun

Chief Scientist of Uber ATG and the Head of Uber ATG Toronto

Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio

Scientific Director of Mila
Professor, University of Montreal

Randy Goebel

Randy Goebel

Professor, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta

Nicolas Chapados

Nicolas Chapados

Chief Science Officer (CSO) and Co-founder, ELEMENT AI

Edward Zhou

Edward Zhou

VP of Global Public Affairs, Huawei

Chris Ballinger

Chris Ballinger

Co-Founder and CEO, Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative MOBi

Cheery Li

Cheery Li

Senior Consultant, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Center for Strategic Management and Innovation

Hajime Shirasaka

Hajime Shirasaka

Representative director, CEO AI Samurai Inc.

Eihiro Saishu

Eihiro Saishu

President and CEO, Groovenauts, Inc.

Akihiko Ishikawa

Akihiko Ishikawa

CEO,Aidemy Inc

Tatsu Hayashi

Tatsu Hayashi

CEO, Stockmark Inc.

Satoshi Erdos Kato

Satoshi Erdos Kato

CEO, Japan Data Science Consortium Co. Ltd.

Hiroyuki Morikawa

Hiroyuki Morikawa

Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Katsuya Uenoyama

Katsuya Uenoyama

CEO, PKSHA Technology Inc.

George Shishido

George Shishido

Professor, The Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

Sanshiro Fukao

Sanshiro Fukao

Board Member, Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative MOBi
Senior Research Fellow, ITOCHU Research Institute Inc.

Masakazu Masujima

Masakazu Masujima

Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Tatsuhiko Inatani

Tatsuhiko Inatani

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University

Sohya Ohyama

Sohya Ohyama

Co-Founder and COO, inaho.inc

Takayuki Kobayashi

Takayuki Kobayashi

Member, House of Representatives

Kensuke Ozawa

Kensuke Ozawa

Chief Editor of AINOW, DIP Corporation
Osawa Laboratory in the Nihon University, College of Humanities and Sciences Public relations team leader

Naoki Kamimaeda

Naoki Kamimaeda

Partner and Europe Office Representative, Global Brain

Kosuke Nakama

Kosuke Nakama

Project Manager, Sustainable open Innovation Initiative (SII)

Kazuhiro Hasegawa

Kazuhiro Hasegawa

Chief Knowledge Officer, Leave a Nest Co.,Ltd.
Vice-president, Real Tech Holdings Co.,Ltd.

Yoshiyuki Muramatsu

Yoshiyuki Muramatsu

Deputy Director, Attorney at Law, Information Economy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Daichi Yamashita

Daichi Yamashita

Executive Officer, Chief of Project Planning & Development Department Hamano Products. Co., Ltd.

Hiroki Habuka

Hiroki Habuka

Deputy Director, Attorney at Law, Information Economy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Akira Sakaino

Akira Sakaino

Evangelist, NTT Communications Corporation

Keiichi Murayama

Keiichi Murayama

Commentator Editorial Bureau, Nikkei Inc.

Shun Nagao

Shun Nagao

Venture Partner, White Star Capital

Takekazu Inoue

Takekazu Inoue

Senior Spesialist, The Japan Research Institute

Yuki Watanabe

Yuki Watanabe

Director, Globis Capital Partners

Ryo Ishii

Ryo Ishii

Director, PwC Advisory LLC

Hiroshi Nishijima

Hiroshi Nishijima

CEO, Via Mobility Japan

Yuji Ichimura

Yuji Ichimura

Senior Executive Officer CIO/DX, KONICA MINOLTA JAPAN, INC.

Makoto Koizumi

Makoto Koizumi

Deputy Manager,
Information Economy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Naoya Ishimura

Naoya Ishimura

Vice President, Development Bank of Japan Inc.
Senior Investment Manager, DBJ Capital Co.,Ltd

Takahiro Chiba

Takahiro Chiba

CEO, TRUSTDOCK Inc.

Daichi Iwata

Daichi Iwata

Senior Direcotr, NEC

Mariko Shigematsu

Mariko Shigematsu

The Council For Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho
Chairperson of Committee for Smart City Planning and Promotion

Hikaru Kusaka

Hikaru Kusaka

CEO, xID,Inc,
DX Advisor, City of Kaga

Tatsuto Fujii

Tatsuto Fujii

Chief Digital Officer, au Financial Holdings

Takehiko (Ken) KOYANAGI

Takehiko (Ken) KOYANAGI

Nikkei Asia Editor-at-large

Takahiro Shoji

Takahiro Shoji

General Partner, Hike Ventures

Takeshi Sasaki

Takeshi Sasaki

President and CEO, TLO-KYOTO Co., Ltd.

Seiji Kihara

Seiji Kihara

Member of the House of Representatives

Yosuke Hidaka

Yosuke Hidaka

CEO, MaaS Tech Japan Inc.

Yasushi Fujii

Yasushi Fujii

Digital Strategy Advisor,
Nishiaizu Town
Visiting Associate Professor,
University of Aizu

Arata Endo

Arata Endo

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Yasuhiro Saito

Yasuhiro Saito

Senior Manager,
YAMATO HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Senior Vice Presendent of EC Division,
YAMATO TRANSPORT CO., LTD.

Waichi Sekiguchi

Waichi Sekiguchi

President, MM Research Institute, Ltd.
Former Nikkei Editorial Writer

Takakazu Doi

Takakazu Doi

Fellow, Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR)

Shinsuke Okabe

Shinsuke Okabe

Senior Marketing Manager, AI Samurai

yachannel

yachannel

YouTuber

Hideyuki Nakashima

Hideyuki Nakashima

President, Sapporo City University
CEO, Mirai Share Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi Imaoka

Hitoshi Imaoka

NEC Fellow, NEC Corporation

Ryutaro Okada

Ryutaro Okada

Board Member / Administration Office, Japan Deep Learning Association

Miho Orimo

Miho Orimo

Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Shigeru Saito

Shigeru Saito

President, CEO, SIGNATE

Yasuaki Sakurai

Yasuaki Sakurai

Partner, Mckinsey & Company

Manabu Ozato

Manabu Ozato

Field Director, UNIVERSITY of CREATIVITY, Hakuhodo inc.

Tim Robinson

Tim Robinson

CEO,Doddle Parcel Services Limited

William Chernicoff

William Chernicoff

Sr. Mgr. Global Research & Innovation, Toyota Mobility Foundation

Damon Wischik

Damon Wischik

Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Wataru Aikawa

Wataru Aikawa

Deputy Director, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Jacques Rajotte

Jacques Rajotte

Interim Executive Director, ICEMAI

Chris Heffer

Chris Heffer

Minister-Counsellor, Director of Trade and Investment Japan
Deputy Trade Commissioner & Regional Director NE Asia, British Embassy Tokyo

Tim Ensor

Tim Ensor

Director, Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge Consultants

Hirotaka Saso

Hirotaka Saso

Country Manager, Japan, Cambridge Consultants

Takeshi Ogino

Takeshi Ogino

Technical Fellow, Kewpie Ltd.

Naoto Oohitsu

Naoto Oohitsu

Executive Officer, General Manager of Innovation Company Support Department., Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

Noriaki Kirihara

Noriaki Kirihara

General Manager of Enterprise Service Department, Aidemy Inc.

Yasu Ota

Yasu Ota

Senior Writer, Editorial Writer, Nikkei

Saki Fujiyama

Saki Fujiyama

Custmor success, Aidemy Inc.

Junya Yoshida

Junya Yoshida

Inside Sales Manager, Aidemy Inc.

Yuzo Kano

Yuzo Kano

CEO, bitFlyer Blockchain Inc.

Asahi Iwanaga

Asahi Iwanaga

Group Corporate Executive, Avex Inc.
CEO, General Manager,Technology HQ Avex Technologies Inc.

Mika Takagi

Mika Takagi

Director, Media and Content Industry Division, Commerce and Informatuin Policy Bureau

Toshiaki Takase

Toshiaki Takase

CEO, TART K.K.

Makoto Seki

Makoto Seki

Sales Director, Japan, Element AI

Akimasa Yamashita

Akimasa Yamashita

Vice Governor, Kyoto Prefecture

Vishal Chatrath

Vishal Chatrath

CEO and Co-Founder, Secondmind Ltd.

Tomohiro Inoue

Tomohiro Inoue

Business Development Consultant, Secondmind Ltd.
Country Manager JP/KR, Argus Cyber Security Ltd.

Takuya Izumi

Takuya Izumi

Director for Information Policy Planning,
Commerce and Information Policy Bureau

Yoichi Iida

Yoichi Iida

Deputy Director-General for G20 and G7 Relations

Misao Shimizu

Misao Shimizu

Attorney-at-law,Patent attorney,Yanagida & Partners

Bertrand Braunschweig

Bertrand Braunschweig

Interim Director
Paris Centre of Expertise, Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence

Clara Durodié

Clara Durodié

Executive Chair, Cognitive Finance Group

Noriyuki Yanagawa

Noriyuki Yanagawa

Professor, University of Tokyo

Ryuhei Kanda

Ryuhei Kanda

Policy Planning Division, Technology Policy Office, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Tetsuo Katsumata

Tetsuo Katsumata

Deputy Editor, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

Masayori Shoji

Masayori Shoji

Partner of Fintech Innovation Division, KPMG

Akihiro Kimura

Akihiro Kimura

General Manager, Strategic Business Design Department, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
President and CEO, Sompo Degital Ventures Inc.

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Keizoh Inoue

CEO, Automotive News Co.,Ltd

Takehiko Hayase

Takehiko Hayase

Counsellor, Minister’s Secretariat policy planning division, Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries.

Hirofumi Sugano

Hirofumi Sugano

Deputy Director, International Affairs Office, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI

Akira Nozaki

Akira Nozaki

Director for Organizational Strategy and Human Resources Policy and Director of the FinTech and Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency, JAPAN

Shiho Takai

Shiho Takai

Marketing Communication Division, LeapMind Inc.

Tomotaka Kuwahara

Tomotaka Kuwahara

Expert Officer for Global Industry, Minister's Secretariat, Global Industry Policy Office, Ministry of Economy, Trada and Industry

Kiyoshi Sasaki

Kiyoshi Sasaki

Corporate Officer, EVP, Chief Data Officer (CDO), Yahoo Japan Corporation

Ahmad Wani

Ahmad Wani

Co-founder and CEO, One Concern, Inc

Hiroyuki Kumazaki

Hiroyuki Kumazaki

Chief Lumada Business Officer, S&PF BU, Hitachi Ltd.

Hideki Somemiya

Hideki Somemiya

Corporate Executive, Sr. General Manager, System Solution Business Division, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corp.

Kiyoshi Ando

Kiyoshi Ando

Senior Staff Writer and Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc.

Hal Seki

Hal Seki

Founder, Code for Japan

Takahiro Shibuya

Takahiro Shibuya

Senior Staff Writer, Senior Staff Writers Group, Nikkei Inc.